Small Business Loans

Since its inception, Jewish Free Loan Association’s Small Business Loan Programs have distributed over $4.5 million in interest-free loans to entrepreneurs throughout Greater Los Angeles. The entrepreneurs and their businesses represent a wide range of LA culture, including a flower shop, an organic drink business, a children’s sports camp, a test prep franchise, and many more. Jewish Free Loan Association’s Small Business Loan Programs include:


  • Abecassis Small Business Loan Program
  • Max & Anna Baran, Ben & Sarah Baran & Milton Baran Small Business Loan Program
  • La Kretz Small Business Loan Program
  • The Rick, Debbie, Jeremy and Ashley Powell Family Women in Business Loan Program
  • Sylvia & David Weisz Entrepreneurial Loan Program




Loans are considered on a case-by-case basis and can be up to $75,000.00. Each applicant presents individual circumstances to be considered by the Loan Committee.


Please note: we do not offer Small Business loans to nonprofit organizations.


  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Los Angeles, Ventura counties;
  • Borrowers must demonstrate need and have the ability to repay the loan;
  • Two guarantors with good credit and steady income are required on each loan up to $30,000 and three guarantors with good credit and steady income are required for loans greater than $30,000;
  • Borrower must submit required documentation by mail to the main Jewish Free Loan Association office prior to receiving an appointment. (see details below)




Print, complete and submit:


Business Plan Cover Sheet


Business Plan Guidelines up to 15K or Business Plan Guidelines up to 75K


Dispute Resolution Agreement


Please send your documentation to:


 Jewish Free Loan Association

Small Business Loan Program

5429 Lindley Avenue

Tarzana, CA 91356


Allow 2 weeks for review. You will be contacted by Jewish Free Loan Association’s Loan Analyst to determine the next steps in the loan application process.


If you have any questions, please visit the FAQ section or email

Or, if you’re interested in a Small Business loan, fill out a Pre-Loan Application.

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